Blood travels 96,560 Km a day! Amazing facts about the human body

Author: Brenda MIZERO
On:22/02/2024 13:39
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The human body is incredibly creative and has many unique features that many people are unaware of.

There are 25 amazing facts about some of the parts of the human body in basic terms as written by the medical media outlet, Medisite in its article 'Amazing Medical Facts of The Body':

1.     Every second the human body creates up to 25 million cells.

2.     Blood cells, known as red blood cells, can circulate throughout the body in less than 20 seconds.

3.  Information reaches the brain at a speed of 400 miles per day (400 km/h).

4. The human heart beats at least 100,000 times. On average, the heart beats 30 million times a year.

5.     Human blood travels more than 96,560 Km (60,000 Miles) per day. That's more than twice the distance around the world.

6.     Human lungs take in at least 2 million liters of air per day.

7.   When laughing, at least a person uses up to 36 muscles.

8. A person has about 230 movable and semi movable joints.

9. The human brain consists of more than 100 billion neurons.

10.  A healthy adult eats about 500 pounds of food per year.

11. A quarter of the bones that make up the human body are in feet.

12.   The average weight of an adult's skin is 2.7 kilograms.

13. No one can sneeze with his eyes open

14. A person produces between 1 and 1.6 liters of saliva per day.

15. A person inhales at least 20 pounds (20kg) of dust in their lifetime.

16. A person has at least 5.6 liters of blood. This blood circulates throughout the body at least three times (tours) per minute.

17.  In a person's lifetime, the heart sends blood to at least a million lungs.

18. The beard is the hair that grows the most on the human body.

19.  A person's eyes grow and stop growing, but noses and ears never stop growing.

20. A dog's sense of smell is 20 times better than a human's.

21.  Man is the only creature on Earth that cries.

22. During a person’s lifetime, the total time spent in the intestines is 5 years.

23.  At the age of 60, a woman releases 450 eggs.

24. Humans and dolphins are the only creatures that find pleasure in having sex.

25.  A person can go a month without eating but not more than a week without drinking (water).